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May 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) gave the following statement during a National Parks, Forests and Public Lands Subcommittee hearing, titled “Wildfire Resilient Communities:”

May 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) introduced The Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2019, a solution to the growing economic and environmental threats of catastrophic wildfire. U.S. Reps.

May 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) hosted a reception honoring all participants in the 2019 Congressional Art Competition and announcing the top five winners. Westerman issued the following statement:

May 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Reps. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) and Ron Kind (D-Wis.) introduced the Federal Land Asset Inventory Reform (FLAIR) Act, a bipartisan, bicameral bill to create a single database for lands owned by the federal government.

April 30, 2019 Press Release

Today, Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Ranking Member Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.), Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.), Committee Ranking Member Sam Graves (R-Mo.), Subcommittee Chairwoman Grace Napolitano (D-Calif.) and U.S. Rep.

April 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) gave the following opening statement during a National Parks, Forests and Public Lands Subcommittee hearing, titled “Examining the Spending Priorities and Missions of the U.S. Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management:”

April 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) issued the following statement on the House’s vote on the Save the Internet Act:

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April 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) introduced the Keeping Our Promises Act, a bill that would add nine medical conditions recognized by the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) as having evidence of exposure to certain herbicides used by the Armed Forces during the Vietnam War. U.S. Reps.

April 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) gave the following opening statement at the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment hearing, titled “The Cost of Doing Nothing: Why Full Utilization of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund and Investment in our Nation’s Waterways Matter.” Westerman is the lead Republican on the subcommittee.

April 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) spoke at Ouachita Baptist University’s inaugural innovation summit, titled “Sustainable Forestry and Wood Products for the Future.” Westerman made the following remarks during his keynote address:

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In The News

March 26, 2016 In The News
A group of Arkansas Republican lawmakers on Friday accused President Obama of ‘executive overreach’ over his administration’s plan to partner with a private company to develop a 705-mile wind power transmission line.
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March 25, 2016 In The News
Members of Arkansas’ delegation Friday issued a joint statement condemning the approval of a clean-energy project that is expected to cut a path across the state's Ozark Mountain, River Valley and Delta regions.
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March 25, 2016 In The News
The U.S. Department of Energy on Friday (March 25) approved the controversial $2 billion Clean Line project that will build through Arkansas a large electric transmission network. Arkansas’ Congressional delegation issued a joint response, saying the approval is “unprecedented executive overreach.”
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March 9, 2016 In The News
Several hundred visitors learned from experts about dyslexia Monday during an event hosted by U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-District 4.
March 9, 2016 In The News
Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Hot Springs) has announced a series of 29 mobile offices that will include Logan county next Tuesday.
March 5, 2016 In The News
Selected sessions of the Arkansas Department of Education's coming two-day Dyslexia Conference for Schools will be live-streamed, or broadcast online, for viewing by parents, teachers and others interested in the topic.
March 4, 2016 In The News
U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-Hot Springs, said Friday he is co-sponsoring legislation aimed at increasing the amount of business directed to Army arsenals, including the Pine Bluff Arsenal.
February 18, 2016 In The News
It was a very busy day for the 4'th District Representative, one stop on his tour of south Arkansas was Ashley County Medical Center.
January 8, 2016 In The News
After a nearly three-week long recess, members of the state’s House delegation returned to the nation’s capital this week to deal with a host of issues. The delegation also paid tribute to a longtime fixture in Arkansas politics.
January 7, 2016 In The News
U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) testified Thursday before the International Trade Commission on the topic of how unfair trade practices have affected Domtar Paper Co. and its Ashdown, Ark., operation.

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Videos

March 16, 2018 Video
I called into this morning's Conduit News with Paul Harrell to discuss the FLIP Act and the benefits of the recently-enacted tax package.
March 15, 2018 Video
In 1988, in my hometown of Hot Springs, a crisis pregnancy center was formed to assist young parents and protect innocent lives.
March 13, 2018 Video
There's been too much focus on acquiring more land for the federal government versus taking care of what we've got.

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